August 16, 2022, 12:23 am

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2021-07-01 05:50:23 BdST

ACC sues passport official, his wife for corruption

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has filed two separate cases against Motaleb Hossain, a deputy director of the Department of Imigration and Passport (DIP) and his wife Israt Jahan charging them with corruption and concealing their wealth information.

The cases were filed with Dhaka Coordinated Office, ACC-1 on Wednesday after the investigation.

Deputy Director of ACC Public relation office Muhammad Arif Sadeq said that its deputy director Abu Bakr Siddique filed the case.

According to the charges, Motaleb earned a total of Tk 74 lakh 27 thousand from March 11, 2004 to June 30, 2020 while his wife showed an amount Tk 3 crore 10 lakh from October from 10, 2009 to June 30, 2020.

Motaleb hid around Tk 11 lakh and illegally amassed almost Tk 42 lakh way while his wife did not mention the information of Tk one crore in her submitted asset statement and failed to show any source of more than Tk 3.8 crore.

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